Food Pyramid Leaves Users Hungry
The U.S. Department of Agriculture published its new "food pyramid" earlier this week, a revolutionary guideline for eating that lets people customize the data to fit their age, body type and activity level. There was one little problem with the...
Trend Micro Forgets the Basics
Antivirus software vendor Trend Micro over the weekend made a huge blunder when it published an update of its software that was incompatible with Windows XP SP2. The update was downloaded to thousands of Windows PCs, which promptly crashed or...
VoIP Providers Boom Worldwide
Canadian broadband equipment maker Sandvine says that more than 1,100 VoIP providers worldwide had opened shop by the first week of April.
Beware Of VoIP Promises
Step One: Install VoIP gear. Step Two: Save bundles of cash. VoIP sure is simple, isn't it? That's the common view, anyway. VoIP is surrounded by so much hype
Six Myths About VoIP
Most everyone agrees that VoIP is the future of voice and data communications. But before you implement, consider these six common myths about the technology.
Motorola Ventures invests in Asylum Telecom
Motorola Inc. announced Friday (April 22) its Motorola Ventures investment arm has made a strategic minority investment in Asylum Telecom LLC, a global provider of turnkey Internet-based communication solutions.
Outsourcing Falling from Grace?
Deloitte & Touche this week e-mailed just about every editor on our staff touting a new study which concludes that IT and business process outsourcing are "falling from favor with the world's largest organizations." It's not exactly headline news -...
Cable Companies Need Reliability Lesson
Cable operator Comcast Corp. has suffered three outages across its network since April 7, preventing users from accessing the Internet or e-mail for three to five hours at a time on some evenings. A spokeswoman from the cable giant said...
High-tech Drops the Rebound
Apparently, reports of the rebound of the high-tech industry are greatly exaggerated. The high-tech job sector lost nearly 60,000 jobs in the first quarter of 2005, the biggest drop since Q4 2003, according to a report issued earlier this week...
Is VoIP A Life-And-Death Matter?
VoIP holds out great benefits for enterprises and individuals alike --- but the technology is so new and insecure that its use may literally be life-threatening. Sounds like a National
Alcatel President Germond Suddenly Steps Down
Philippe Germond, president and chief operating officer of France-based telecom equipment maker Alcatel, announced Friday (April 8) he would resign, amidst rumors of management unrest.
Market Analysis: Storage Security
You wouldn't hire any old security service to guard your company's important physical assets, would you? We outline areas of vulnerability and present questions to get you thinking about the
Workshare's Workshare Professional 4
This editing tool documents changes and simplifies version comparison. It also strips out metadata so you won't accidentally publish sensitive information.
Managing a Video Network
Designing your network to deliver video effectively isn't easy. We walk you through the set-up steps, including video type and quality, encoding and delivery.
Storage Security Products
A range of products promise to keep your data residing in SANs and other storage infrastructures safe from pilfering. We looked at a variety of offerings to help you decide
AOL To Announce VoIP Details This Week
America Online, which announced its plans to offer Voice over IP services last month, will provide pricing and availability details later this week, possibly as soon as Thursday.